Ominous, haunting, violent, beautiful, intense, fuzzy, epic, depressing, intensely layered. Broken is a collection of music videos from the album of the same name with fauxsnuff interludes to tie things together. It was released on september 22, 1992, by nothing, tvt, and interscope records. It contained music videos for songs off the broken ep but it is.
Nine inch nails abbreviated as nin, sometimes stylized as ni is an american industrial rock project, founded in 1988 by trent reznor in cleveland, ohio. Listen free to nine inch nails broken pinion, wish and more. Thompson may 6, 20 music 0 comment broken the short film, not the cd was like an urban legend in the 90s. Trent reznor presents his dark vision of the ep broken by telling the story of a man kidnapped and forced to watch nine inch nails videos, disturbing in their own right, while being tortured. In 1992 nine inch nails released broken, an ep featuring six songs and two bonus tracks. Nine inch nails grotesque film broken finally makes its way online. Broken mblaq ep 2014 broken nine inch nails ep, 1992 broken soulsavers album 2009 broken straight faced album 1996. Nine inch nails broken also known as the broken movie is a 1993 short film featuring four music videos from the broken ep with wraparound segments shot in the style of an amateur snuff film. Music video by nine inch nails performing head like a hole. Nin and trent reznor documentary i put together from various interviews, music videos and live footage.
Broken doesnt get any less nerveracking from there, featuring images of a person being drowned, reznor and nine inch nails performing in a cage surrounded by lunatic fans trying to attack them, and a sequence scored to happiness in slavery involving performance artist bob flanagan as hes strapped naked into a torture machine while his body. Nine inch nails 20year old broken film is too violent. The drumming on the track was performed by martin atkins. The reason for this is 1992s broken ep, a 99 track 33 minute long metalfest essential to the nine inch nails collection, despite its underratement. The result, known as the broken movie, was far more real than either of. Nine inch nails is an american industrial rock band founded in 1988 by trent reznor in cleveland, ohio. In the liner notes, reznor credited the 1991 nine inch nails touring band as an influence on the eps sound. During the time that pretty hate machine was becoming an underground sensation, trent reznor became embroiled in legal difficulties with his label that prevented the release of any new nine inch nails material.
Unofficial release of promo video made for the release of the broken ep. Nine inch nails grotesque film broken finally makes its. Directed by serge becker, peter christopherson, eric goode. The extremely graphic film was directed by peter christopherson of throbbing gristle, coil, and hipgnosis design group fame. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. It was released in 1992 as a promotional single from the ep. Although not technically so, broken is usually considered nine inch nails second major release after pretty hate machine since it consists entirely of new material. This page is dedicated to the nine inch nails movie based on the ep of the same. My first real venture into nine inch nails was the downward spiral. Released 20 years ago today september 22nd, 1992, this album blew away a generation. Wish was remixed twice for the companion disc to the ep, fixed, as wish remix and fist fuck.
Nine inch nails released both the broken and fixed eps. The ep was recorded in secret, in order to avoid interference from tvt records it was followed later that year by fixed, a companion ep of remixes of the. As gritty, nasty, and industrial as anything nine inch nails have ever put out there, this is a fantastic ep that any music collection would be richer for including. It is based on an idea by trent reznor, founder of industrial rock band nine inch nails, and is a companion piece to the 1992 nine inch nails ep broken the film features songs from broken and is essentially a compilation of its music videos. Tracks 1 4 are the videos that have been shown on mtv and appear on the closure vhs, track 5 has been filmed for this release and is a man being kidnapped, tortured and made to watch nine inch nails videos. Fans of nin will know what i mean when i say that nine inch nails sound, and its here on the broken ep in abundance. Tension, an expanded bluraydvddigital release, is coming in. As its main producer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, reznor is the only official member. Way back in 1992, nine inch nails released the broken ep, perhaps trent reznors most purely aggressive album to date. Anyway, then the downward spiral was released and i bought. But the threeyear wait actually helped most of nins fans were relatively recent converts, and they eagerly snapped up 1992s broken, which afforded the already angstridden reznor. It contained music videos for songs off the broken ep but it is more.
Nine inch nails, commonly abbreviated as nin stylized as ni, is an american industrial rock band formed in 1988 in cleveland, ohio. The ep was produced by frontman trent reznor and flood the release consists entirely of new material and replaces the synthpop style of the bands 1989 debut album pretty hate machine with a. Fanmade unofficial release of promo video made for the release of the broken ep. Filled with crunchy yet catchy riffs, broken is the perfect transition from the cheesy 80s to the dark 90s. Trent reznor presents his dark vision of the ep broken by telling the story of a man kidnapped and forced to watch nine inch nails videos. Finishing touch in broken movie by trent reznor nin inch nails. I think i thought the name was cooler than the song a t the time. Broken slaughter novel, a 2010 novel by karin slaughter. Nine inch nails 1993 broken, the most disturbing music video ever made, now legally online. Nine inch nails 1993 broken, the most disturbing music. The band released two influential albums during the 1990sthe downward spiral 1994 and the fragile 1999and has record sales exceeding 20 million copies worldwide, with 10 million sales certified in the united states alone. The transition from pretty hate machine to broken was just. With the passing of john balance and peter christopherson, i took the rumors of those remixes of the downward spiral and eraser to be figments of the creative imagination of someone on alt. Broken, also known as the broken movie, was a short horror film made in 1993 to promote the nine inch nails ep of the same name.
Trent reznor presents his dark vision of the ep broken by telling the story of a man. Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. Some copies were sold in a vhs case with same artwork as the ep. The film itself consisted of segments shot in the style of an amateur snuff movie based on a scenario by trent reznor. Why nine inch nails broken ep is trent reznors ultimate fk you. With trent reznor, james duval, bob flanagan, nine inch nails. Wish is a song by american industrial rock band nine inch nails from their debut ep broken 1992. Broken and other rogue states, a 2005 album by luke doucet. Ive uploaded it in full so you can enjoy it as intended, complete with a large silence after gave up. Nin broken movie nine inch nails, trent reznor youtube.
Broken informally known as the broken movie is a 1993 horror musical short film and longform music video filmed and directed by peter christopherson. Broken also known as halo 5 is an ep released on september 22nd 1992. Broken armstrong novel, a 2006 novel by kelley armstrong in the women of the otherworld series. I had heard head like a hole on mtv, i think, and really liked it but didnt know much a bout the band. Broken is the first extended play ep and second major release by american industrial rock band nine inch nails. This is definitely my favorite nine inch nails album. Nine inch nails biography founded in cleveland, usa in 1988 still active as of 2018 michael trent reznor born may 17, 1965 new castle, pennsylvania us band nine inch nails was more or less formed in 1988 by trent reznor, and while other musicians have participated in various manners over the years the band is first and foremost his solo project. In 1993 nine inch nails released the 20 minutes short film broken often referred to as the broken movie featuring 4 music videos from the broken ep. Singer, songwriter, multiinstrumentalist, and producer trent reznor was the only permanent member of the band until the official addition of english musician atticus ross in 2016 reznor recorded the bands debut album, pretty hate machine 1989, while. These are all what i feel are apt descriptors of trent reznors nine inch nails third official album, the fragile. For those unfamiliar with the term, a snuff movie is a movie in which an actor is actually murdered or. Nine inch nails broken by nine inch nails 19920802.1086 1602 997 1492 1458 1591 619 394 1136 829 668 368 1649 1217 1423 1596 746 474 875 148 1177 1419 1282 1156 1584 279 88 484 1382 640 1396 1392 519 917 137 171 554 43 1292 845 1415 705 1455 315